Insurer Wants Off the Hook in Paying for Biometric Privacy Suit

July 15, 2021, 4:00 PM

A Wisconsin insurance company is urging an Illinois federal judge to declare it’s not on the hook for coverage related to biometric privacy litigation one of its policyholders is embroiled in.

None of its policies cover the underlying Biometric Information Privacy Act claims Eagle’s View Supportive Living is facing in state court, Church Mutual Insurance Co. S.I. argued in a complaint filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Champaign, Ill.-based Eagle’s View Supportive Living was sued in Illinois state court in January by a former employee who alleged the company collected his fingerprints without ...

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